Cover Buys: Yay or Nay? | Discussions at Dawn

Cover Buys- Yay or Nay-

Hey guys!

Welcome to Discussions at Dawn. This is where I will talk about hot button issues, book related topics, and other things I find interesting.


Cover Buys: Yay or Nay?

If I had a dollar for every time I bought a book, or ticked a book on GoodReads to be read, than I would have way more dollars to buy books. I am easily pulled in when a book has a pretty cover. I don’t know what it is, maybe I am just so vain that I have to have all the pretty things I can get my hands on. Maybe I judge a book by it’s cover…

YAY: Your Book Shelf Would Look Prettier

I not only consider myself a book connoisseur, but also a collector. So when it comes to my book shelves, I like to make sure they are filled with not only books I love and adore, but also books like look appealing. I love cool or bright colors, pretty fonts, and beautiful cover art. I can’t help it when my eyes get drawn to a pretty cover.

EYES gif

NAY: Less Disappointed with Horrible Books

More often than not, books with pretty covers just don’t follow through with great stories. I have been let down on more than one occasion when it comes to this. Maybe the publishers know that the story just wasn’t what they hoped for and over compensate with a pretty cover… wouldn’t that just be funny. Or maybe it’s just a coincidence on my part. My eyes were so blinded by the pretty cover that my brain that the story just couldn’t live up to it. Funny how that works out.

Sucks gif

YAY: Prettier Pictures for the Instagram!

I am so jealous of all the aesthetic Bookstagram accounts I follow. I wish I had half of the talent they do for taking pictures. But wouldn’t it be amazing to just photograph beautiful book covers all the time? I would not complain. So when it comes to cover buys, Instagram plays a huge part in that. I will work harder to make my Instagram feed look better!

Pretty gif

NAY: Save money?

Oh money… where have you gone? To the bookstores that sell all those pretty books I keep buying. If I stopped cover buying I would be so much richer than I am now. I cannot begin to fathom how bad of an addiction this is. Someone save me so I can save my money. Please and thank you.

And by save me, I mean buy me pretty books so I don’t have to. K bye.

Poor gif


So do you fall for the infamous cover buying scheme the publishers put out there? Please lend me some tips to put a stop to this awful addiction of mine.

Until next time,

Jesse Nicholas Sig

TWITTER | GOOD READS | INSTAGRAM | BLOG LOVIN’

Advertisements

Weekly Cover Reveal Recap | July 31 – August 6

Weekly CoverReveal RecapHey Bookworms!

Here are the covers that were revealed during the week of July 31 – August 6. Click the author to hop on over to their GoodReads page to add it to you’re TBR!

This was a big week for reveals. Hope ya’ll enjoy.

Continue reading

5th Annual ARC August |TBR

5th Annual ARC August!.jpg

Hey Bookworms!

It’s that time of year again. Read Sleep Repeat is hosting their 5th Annual ARC August. 🎉🎉

What is ARC August? Pretty much it is a read-a-thon to knock off all those ARC’s you need to read or have been meaning to read for some time now. Seeing as how the last quarter of the year holds some of the biggest book releases of the year, it is an understatement when I say I have many many many ARC’s to read for review.

Stay tuned throughout the month for my update posts and hop on over to Read Sleep Repeat for more info!

Continue reading

August 2017 New Release Giveaway Hop

August Giveaway Hop

Hey bookworms!

Welcome to the August 2017 New Release Giveaway Hop hosted by the lovely Shannon @ It Starts at Midnight

As this is my fifth time participating in the New Release Giveaway Hop, I am looking forward to interacting with even more new followers and book lovers alike. August has some great book releases that I am super excited for. I can’t wait to hear what you guys are looking forward to as well!

It’s the last bit of summer vacation for most people. To me it’s my last month before I head back to school like a responsible adult I want to be! What better way to end the summer than to have another giveaway? Well let’s get started!

Here are some of the August Releases that have got my pumped and ready to read:


Past Winners!

September 2016 New Release & October 2016 New Release
December 2016 New Release & June 2017 New Release

The Giveaway

Enter to win ONE new August 2017 release worth up to $25 CAD from The Book Depository. This giveaway is open INT just as long as TBD ships to your country!

New Release Giveaway

Make sure to check out the LINKY down below to enter all the other blogger’s giveaways!


Until next time,

Jesse Nicholas Sig (3)

TWITTER | GOOD READS | INSTAGRAM | BLOG LOVIN’

Summer TBR Wipeout 2017 | Update #2

Summer TBR Wipeout

Hey guys!

Summer had finally begun. It’s the time to sit back and let loose. So that’s where Summer TBR Wipeout comes in.

This read-a-thon is hosted by Olivia from The Candid Cover. This read-a-thon runs from The Week of July 1st – The Week of August 13th. And the point of it, is to read as many books from your never ending TBR’s! Not to mention there is a sweet giveaway for all the participants as well! So come and join the fun!!

Continue reading